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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:28:33 Z
I hear about this alot, I never heard of exacerbation what is it like. Please help me understand the term.

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:11:41 Z
anyone have any breathing exercises.I has been over a year since finished treatment

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:24:46 Z
Dear Lung Connection Friends, This is a last minute posting, but I hope it will still help some of you. Today is the next free, live webinar with Dr. Noah Greenspan: Eat, Cough, Breathe This time he has not only a new topic, but also a guest pulmonary specialist. Please take a look at the details below and have a very good autumn! Sincerely, breathingbody NEXT WEBINAR TODAY: EAT, COUG...

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:22:36 Z
Dear Lung Connection Friends, This is a last minute postng, but I hope it will still be helpful for some of you. Today is the next free webinar with Dr. Noah Greenspan : Eat, Cough, Breathe This time he has not only a new topic but a special guest. Please see all the details below. I wish you all well this autumn. Sincerely, breathingbody NEXT WEBINAR TODAY: EAT, COUGH, BREATHE! T...

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:16:21 Z
Dear Lung Connection Friends, This is a last minute posting, but I hope it will still be helpful for some of you. Today is the next free, live webinar with Dr. Noah Greenspan - Eat, Cough, Breathe This time with a new topic and a guest specialist. Please take a look at the details below. Wishing you well, breathingbody NEXT WEBINAR TODAY: EAT, COUGH, BREATHE! The next session, &ldq...

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:08:25 Z
Dear Lung Connection Friends, This is a last minute posting but I hope it will still be of help to some of you. Here is the information for the next free, live webinar with Dr. Noah Greenspan. This week he has a new topic and a special guest specialist. Take a look at the description below and I wish you well this month. all best, breathingbody NEXT WEBINAR TODAY: EAT, COUGH, BREATHE!...

Updates from the Lung Association
 
 
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Flu season has just begun, so now is the time to get vaccinated against influenza, a potentially life-threatening disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older get an annual influenza vaccination.

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Anyone who has experience with lung disease knows the strong link between how you feel physically, and how you feel emotionally. . Whether you are facing COPD, lung cancer, asthma or another lung disease, it is not uncommon to feel stressed, anxious or even depressed. Sometimes you might notice you don’t feel like yourself but you are aren’t sure exactly what is bothering you. Undiagnosed depressi...

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a rare and potentially serious respiratory infection, continues to be a health concern across much of the United States. With the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting confirmed cases in more than 40 states, it’s important to know the warning signs, when to seek medical help and how to prevent spread of the disease.

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500
According to a new report, strong limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants could improve air quality and prevent an estimated 3,500 premature deaths along with other significant benefits to human health.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Dangerous smoke resulting from wildfires poses lethal health hazards to people living and working in the surrounding areas, especially those with chronic lung disease. The American Lung Association has important tips and resources to help you protect your health from the effects of wildfire smoke.

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500
A large number of cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a rare and potentially serious respiratory infection, have been reported in the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting confirmed cases in several states, including Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky and Missouri.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:37:40 +0100
My #OneGoodReason to live tobacco free#OneGoodReason we live tobacco free. Thanks CVS!

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:12:58 +0100
Timeline Photos1 year ago today, we lost a friend and public health hero to illness caused by secondhand smoke – Nathan Moose. In his honor, please share this post to educate others about the dangers of secondhand smoke. #20million

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:02:01 +0100
Check out these 6 tips from CDC to protect your kids (esp those w/ asthma) from EV-D68 & other viruses that cause respiratory illness: http://1.usa.gov/1viPwMtNon-Polio Enterovirus Infection: Enterovirus D68 Infographic - CDCwww.cdc.govEnterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is one of many non-polio enteroviruses.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:28:41 +0100
Happy global handwashing day! Want to know 2 great ways to prevent colds, flu and other diseases? Wash your hands frequently & get an #influenza shot.Flu Season - Time to Get Vaccinated - American Lung Associationwww.lung.orgFlu season has just begun, so now is the time to get vaccinated against influenza, a potentially life-threatening disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:18:26 +0100
Do you or a family member have asthma? Be sure to check out these tips to help keep your family safe from Enterovirus-D68 as well as flu and colds. https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-prn2/v/t1.0-1/c0.6.100.100/p100x100/540486_10150873940966026_268508469_n.jpg?oh=b85336a68d59c97d4ec40ea226d7a9c8&oe=54EFFE56&__gda__=1420591171_758db7f7c3cd215c7fbbc9d632388f7bCDCParents, child...

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:50:25 +0100
Mobile UploadsCheck out these lungs! We are impressed with the artistry of this sand monument & couldn't resist sharing. Any other lung models out there to share?

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:48:52 +0100
Timeline PhotosIt's a beautiful day to fight #lungcancer at the #LUNGFORCE Walk #Milwaukee

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:22:02 +0100
It’s a fact that the tobacco industry continues to target kids. So why is the The National School Boards Association partnering with a tobacco company on a so-called youth “prevention” campaign? Please LIKE if you agree The National School Boards Association must STOP this now. #MakeTobaccoHistory Advisory: Youth tobacco prevention program partners with National School Boards Associationwww.market...

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:29:44 +0100
Flu season is here. Make sure everyone in your family over the age of 6 months is vaccinated against influenza. More information and resources available on our website.Flu Season - Time to Get Vaccinated - American Lung Associationwww.lung.orgFlu season has just begun, so now is the time to get vaccinated against influenza, a potentially life-threatening disease. The Centers for Disease Control an...

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:21:58 +0100
Since 1964, #20Million people have lost their lives due to smoking. Today, CDC Tobacco Free unveils #20Million Memorial, to raise awareness of tobacco-related death and honor those we’ve lost. Have you lost someone from smoking? Post a memorial message on social media using #20Million. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1vNbpB8Timeline PhotosHelp us raise awareness about the 20 million people that have ...

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